News & Press Releases

Jan Kopecký, Raimund Baumschlager and Carlos Sainz involved as Škoda Auto carries on with its Fabia Super 2000 test programme. The successful tarmac test recently took place in Austria.
The Czech Republic is celebrating the 100th anniversary of public bus services this year. Škoda Auto, or rather Laurin & Klement at that time, provided its HOP omnibuses to the service operator.
The new Škoda Superb has received five stars in independent crash tests performed by Euro-NCAP. One of the factors to have contributed to the highest possible rating is a knee airbag.
In order to increase the awareness of its customers, Škoda Auto had the parameters of Škoda genuine brakepads and brake pads available in the network of independent suppliers offering other than Škoda  genuine parts, objectively examined in an independent testing laboratory of the Institute for Researching Motor Vehicles. Testing was carried out on the brake pads used in the Škoda Octavia Tour, the Škoda Fabia and the Škoda Felicia.
On Wednesday, April 23, the two millionth Škoda Fabia was produced in Mladá Boleslav. The vehicle marking the two-millionth threshold for Škoda's smallest model is a Satin grey metallic Fabia Combi Sport 1.4 16V 63 kW.
The first serially manufactured Superb rolls of the production line. Today Škoda Auto launched the serial production of the new generation Superb at its plant in Kvasiny.
Motorists should not underestimate the importance of a regular checkup of their shock absorbers. The shock absorbers keep gradually deteriorating during the course of their service and thus their loss of functionality is usually hard to notice. Therefore, the regular checkup of shock absorbers is an important issue. This practice may bring about a considerable savings in terms of operational costs and it also contributes to your safer driving. Last but not least, the new shock absorbers will make your ride to feel much more pleasant and comfortable.
Do you want to know which types of bulbs can be used, what is their useful life, what is the homologizing status and how they are replaced by the new ones? In the following text we present to you some interesting tips and hints, which may become handy when that unpleasant nuisance of a burnt-out headlamp bulb strikes.
Škoda Auto asked an independent expert institute to compare the parameters of Škoda genuine exhaust silencers with the exhaust silencers sold by independent Czech dealers offering parts other than Škoda genuine parts. Testing was carried out on the exhaust silencers used in the Škoda Octavia Tour, the Škoda Fabia and the Škoda Felicia. 
Škoda Auto took Škoda genuine air and oil filters and an additional three samples of air and oil filters from other manufacturers that are available from the Czech network of independent suppliers. The tests were verified objectively by the DEKRA Testing & Inspection GmbH independent testing institute.